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involuntary head jerking

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
19 years experience Psychiatry
Tics: It sounds like you have an involuntary stereotypical movement disorder that is associated with anxiety. It is probably a tic. There are medications an ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Involuntary jerks: Even if your symptoms are not listed w/your meds, it is still possible that is what they are coming from. Please see your doctor. He/she can check f ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Head Jerking: Jerking or tremor, is caused by many things , to include some medications or alcohol or illicit substances, parkinson's disease, neurologic problems, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Possibly Tourette: Tourette syndrome is within the autistic spectrum. On the other hand it may be just a bad habit. If it is only that do not call any attention to it an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Head Jerking: Jerking or tremor, is caused by many things , to include some medications or alcohol or illicit substances, parkinson's disease, neurologic problems, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Both are tics: He/she may have tourette syndrome. See your pediatrician.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
I would certainly: Want his pediatrician to see him for an evaluation, but your worrying about it won't help you or your son.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Head Jerking: Jerking or tremor, is caused by many things , to include some medications or alcohol or illicit substances, parkinson's disease, neurologic problems, ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Head jerking: = involuntary twisting/ turning of head which may be seen with tics.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Tremor: I suspect one of many diseases that cause tremor.See a dr to get an accurate diagnosis and hopefully treatment.

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